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Written by attorney Debra I Decarli

5 Reasons Your LLC Needs an Operating Agreement

A written LLC operating agreement demonstrates that an entity is separate from the member/owner. Without a written LLC operating agreement in place, the business looks like a sole proprietorship, with no liability protection. A written LLC operating agreement helps limit liability. Here's why:

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Let’s Talk. An operating agreement serves an important role, even for a single-member LLC. The LLC operating agreement puts you in the driver’s seat and enables the LLC to perform its main task—to limit liability. If you have an operating agreement in place, we’d be happy to review the agreement as well as your business needs to ensure the operating agreement and your LLC are in sync. Or, if your LLC doesn’t have an operating agreement in place, we’ll work with you to craft an appropriate agreement. Give us a call and get on our calendar. If you would like to learn more about creating an estate plan specific to you and your family call us for a free initial consultation at (707) 937-2701 email me at [email protected] or use our online calendar to schedule an appointment https://calendly.com/decarlilaw/initial-consultation.

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